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KOFY
Dec 3, 2012 11:30am PST
oakland and san francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices and our library. >> reporter: the building is only 10 years old. administrators fac
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 11:30am PST
santa rosa yet. a little light rain exiting napa towards sacramento over the next hour. pretty health healthy wall of water. this storm is going to bring rain later on during the evening and overnight hours until then, most of the north bay will get rain through the daylight hours. >>> stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. you can track the systems any time with live doppler at abc7news.com. reminder, we want to see your weather photos send them to ureport. >>> the alameda county sheriff's department is under fire because it wants to buy an unmanned aerial system for surveillance purposes. some people call these drones. civil liberties groups say this was didn't in secret. >> reporter: they don't like how it appeared on the agenda today. the aclu is watching this carefully, wants it debated in public. here are pictures. the two sides can't agree what to call them. aclu considers them drones. sheriff says unmanned aerial systems. the sheriffs want them for search-and-rescue and pursue criminals. aclu is worried about privacy. the issue wasn't being debated the sherif
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
kera clapper is live in napa where a flood warning is in effect. nick smith is live at the pier in pacifica. we will begin with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, everyone. the rain is in the north bay. it has been gusting and wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour at the airport. as we look at live doppler 7hd right now we see the heavy returns up through highway 101, cloverdale and ross. all this will continue to sink southward. here we are in the southern marin county, richmond, lighter rain to the east and berkeley. not quite reaching the east bay in concord. taking you into alamo. also lafayette and light shower activity. if you are not feeling the rain, you are feeling the wind. a little bit better returns here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash flo
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it is just soaked. the whole city is soaking wet. wind again a big factor this morning. not a lot of cars on the road. i popped into the one business open. that's starbucks on the corner. they say they are a lot emptier than they usually are this time of morning. normally people are out but people are staying inside and that's probably a good thing as the wind and rain creates very dangerous condition
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 2:00am PST
quintana is in napa, john alston is live at a power outage in san francisco. we begin with meteorologist leigh glaser. >> leigh: right now we're in a lull across the bay area. live doppler 7hd picked up heavier cells as the warm sector moves through. but what we're keying spot -- seeing spotty rain, san ramon, towards the livermore valley area, and just to the east of morgan hill, little not -- spotty pain, -- spotty rain but where the rain is coming down, very heavy rainfall amounts in the north coast, pushing into crescent city. this where is the leading edge of the cold front is. it has to swing south and we are doing for heavy around and wind tomorrow morning. this is the timing. 11:00 this evening, and tonight and early tomorrow morning, stormy conditions, 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., that's when we'll look for very heavy rainfall, very strong winds to move into the north bay. 6:00 a.m. red indicating very heavy rain, from napa down towards san rafael. and you'll notice as we head to the 9:00 hour, into the 11:00 hour, this cold front moves towards the south, the rain pushe
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
the flood warnings issued for the napa and russian river have been cancelled. our wind advisory and flashflood watches for the bay area have been cancelled as well. but, but more rain in my seven-day forecast. i'll let you know when to expect it. >> ama: we have developing news. two people were rescued on highway 1 near creek road. the highway is underwater. several drivers had to be plucked from rising waters today as the storm caused creeks and rivers to rise quicker than expected. right now the napa river is reaching is highest level in downtown napa. john alston is at veterans memorial park. reporter: napa river is expected to reach its peak level between now and 6:00. however, no flooding is expected in the city of napa. officials and residents are crediting a flood project that is still underway. the sign says flooded, and the vons memorial park was supposed to be closed to the public at a precaution, but that didn't stop people from bellying up to the railing to see the swollen napa river for themselves. it's big, the river project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, bu
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
. the napa river is in danger of over flowing its banks. there is a flood warning posted right now. the river expected to reach flood stage this afternoon. abc7 news reporter cara clapper has been in napa throwout the morning. throughout the morning. cara, you have the latest. >> good morning, carolyn, i do. the flood warning remains in affect for the napa river in nap ma and saint huh h -- saint helena. it is surging, swelling. it was not this high a few hours ago. you can see the storm debris flowing through the river, and this rain is continuing. relentless day luge hitting us in downtown napa this, month. because the soil is already so saturated the rain is expected to pus the -- to push the napa river to the flood stage. the flood level is 25.1 feet in napa, but they are projecting the water could go as high as 27 feet between 1:00 this afternoon and 6:00 this evening. as we all know, downtown napa saw the river overwhelm and over flow in 2005. thousands of acres flooded. residents were evacuated. some completely displaced. since then the napa river, napa creek protection proj
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm PST
coverage tonight. abc-7 news reporter sergio quintana is in napa, john alston is live at a power outage in san francisco. we begin with meteorologist leigh glaser. >> leigh: right now we're in a lull across the bay area. live doppler 7hd picked up heavier cells as the warm sector moves through. but what we're keying spot -- seeing spotty rain, san ramon, towards the livermore valley area, and just to the east of morgan hill, little not -- spotty pain, -- spotty rain but where the rain is coming down, very heavy rainfall amounts in the north coast, pushing into crescent city. this where is the leading edge of the cold front is. it has to swing south and we are doing for heavy around and wind tomorrow morning. this is the timing. 11:00 this evening, and tonight and early tomorrow morning, stormy conditions, 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., that's when we'll look for very heavy rainfall, very strong winds to move into the north bay. 6:00 a.m. red indicating very heavy rain, from napa down towards san rafael. and you'll notice as we head to the 9:00 hour, into the 11:00 hour, this cold front moves t
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
approaching storm wednesday. napa river stage 25 feet down now to about a 10.2 feet which is again, below flood stage. wednesday storm, but good news with approaching system. >> spencer, thank you. spencer just mentioned napa river. not this time, perhaps not anymore, thanks to the flood protection plan. wayne freedman is live tonight. wayne? >> that is napa creek behind me it's a notoriously fast trigger finger. there it is now. take a look. does that look like an angry creek? that looks like the creek might flood last weekend and it's not. what happens? with high water coming to napa people know the drill. >> with flood warnings we have a little bit. everything off the bottom shelf autos what is wrong with this picture? sandbags or need for them? >> we'd probably be standing in a mud and... a big mess. >> as waters rose last weekends, plenty of residents expected another scene when napa creek overflowed its banks, this time, it didn't thanked to a funded bypass project by army corps of engineers. >> this is work. >> the project simple, concept more difficult. in execution, really just a
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
, 40 napa, a lot of 40s around our neighborhoods until you get to mountain view and san jose, 50 in mountain view and 51 san jose. the bay starting off with sunshine, mid to upper 40s. by noon mid to upper 50s. you can see mild this afternoon, close to average upper 50s to low 60s, heavier coat by 7:00, temperatures in the upper 40s to mid 50s for your evening nest fifths. -- evening festivities. upper 50s at the coast, fog stubborn inland visibilities down quarter mile or less in some areas that is going to hold temperatures back, afternoon sun upper 50s to low 60s. >>> so far friday light smooth sailing northbound 87 san jose traffic at the limit no problems past hp pavilion northbound. bunching up a little where 580 merges with 80, slow traffic in the westbound direction, a lot of headlights towards the macarthur maze and berkeley curve into the bay bridge toll, expecting m l any time it is moving, not -- expecting metering lights a time but it is moving. a look at our traffic app n is the waze app, mike has been talking about fog, our traffic spotters are seeing that along 80 co
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
last two storms, we won't. temperatures cooler this morning. the area 50 san francisco, napa 40 everybody else in the mid to upper 40s. fairly calm out there. because we have cloud cover we are not seeing thick fog yet. it could be out there in small patches if the clouds open a little which they are going to do shortly. here we go with northeast wind three oakland west wind five santa rosa that's it. some of the clouds and the reason why the fog hasn't formed storm track to the north temporarily today. enjoy the dry weather while we have it. 40s mainly cloudy through 7:00, mid to upper 50s noon, partly sunny, more sun throughout the noon into the afternoon. upper 50s to near 60 4:00, need a jacket this evening low to mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. the rain returns tonight into tomorrow mainly north bay start spreading south as we head through the day tuesday, scattered showers possible wednesday, drier thursday. >>> first look this morning bay bridge toll is light and live and no issues coming into san francisco on the upper deck. same with the san mateo bridge, a little cr
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
in santa rosa and napa, everybody else in the low to upper 40s to even 50 now in san francisco. as we head throughout the morning it is going to feel much cooler than yesterday. 12° cooler to 20, 12 san francisco, 20 redwood city, 23 napa, need a heavier coat not one that is waterproof. temperatures in the 40s through 7:00, 50s by noon, near 60 at 4:00, you will need that jacket at 7:00 we are back into the low to mid 50s wet weather tomorrow, wednesday and then finally dry starting thursday. >>> east shore freeway headed past golden gate fields, 580 merges you can see getting busy, a little crowded because of cars coming together other than that things pick up nicely as you make your way in towards the macarthur maze. you are getting crowds as it gets busier bay bridge toll no metering lights yet cash folks paying a little bit of a price because they have a delay to the west grand overcrossing, carpool and fastrak moving nicely accident north 101 san francisco partially blocking right lane past candlestick towards third. you might find slowing there coming into san francisco. >>> 6:
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
today's storm is as much of a story as what did. here's a live picture or the napa river in napa. although the town got drenched the river depressed overflow. city officials credit a flood control project still being built as helping get rid of the extra water. we'll have a live report at 6:15. sonoma county, in gurneyville, residents dodged a bullet. the russian river did not overflow. sonoma county received between four to ten inches of rain. residents hope when the tide goes out, the excess water will go with it. >>> there are some flooded streets in san francisco as well as fallen trees, hill -- hill -- lillian him is live. reporter: this is quite a big cleanup job. this large tree came crashing down this morning. as you can imagine for the people who live here, it as quite a scare. >> the family surveyed the damage. luckily no one was hurt but this large tree, which came from the house two doors down, damaged the fence and a tree. their dog was in the backyard when it happened. >> i was there with my dog, and that would happen been just tragic. i'm glad he ran. he has big le
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
modest to, tour lock, it's thick and we see the fog right now in santa rosa, napa concor concord, temperatures falling. 41 in santa rosa. 44 in fairfield. napa is down to the mid 40's along with concord river more it's on the cold side. san rafael 46 degrees. where do we stand with rain. san francisco 167 percent of average. 179 in santa rosa. oakland well above where you should be at 162 of afternoon and even san jose of lag behind not the case. it's at 135 percent normal. sacramento and ukiah way above as well. but the rain is gone. put the umbrella away and enjoying sun sets like this this was posted by david p to my face book page. south san francisco stunning view of the sunset tonight. like i said you will be seeing more of those over the weekend to areas of fog overnight. dense in spots tomorrow morning so that could be problematic. mild and dry forth upcoming weekend. even head nag early next week. satellite radar this is the area of high pressure that is now diverting the jet stream and the stormtrack way up to the north so high pressure is expanding as it carts calling
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
temperatures are starting to drop off, already in the 40s in most locations, 41 napa. rain in the forecast, we'll take a look coming up. >> ama: a controversy is brewing at uc berkeley. at the center, famous charity nope for collecting donations during the holidays, but some students say the salvation army is antigay. we're live at uc berkeley. >> the salvation armis not doing any bell-ringing on campus this holiday but are collecting clothing donations and student government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
, 41 napa. rain in the forecast, we'll take a look coming up. >> ama: a controversy is brewing at uc berkeley. at the center, famous charity nope for collecting donations during the holidays, but some students say the salvation army is antigay. we're live at uc berkeley. >> the salvation armis not doing any bell-ringing on campus this holiday but are collecting clothing donations and student government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student government association believes the salvation army is antigay with a long his
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
reduced visibilities you don't have wet roads. at the reporting stations thickest napa and novato. in my drive it was quarter to an 8th of a mile on 680 and 24 in spots not near the reporting stations. the fog is going to lift upper 50s to low 60s inland. coast light breeze and upper 50s today. >>> no fog in marin coming in this morning up and over the waldo clear. one lane both directions north end of the golden gate span due to roadwork picked up 5:30 roadwork throughout marin north and southbound 101 between strawberry and sausalito in the northbound direction. southbound you get the cones up and over the waldo for that golden gate bridge approach. north 101 university accident blocking on-ramp car in a ditch with tow truck on scene. eastbound 80 at central that off-ramp blocked by a box truck that got into an accident there. >>> 4:33. a story only on abc 7. dozens in the south bay are wondering where their cars are this morning. the consignment service they were using to sell their vehicles has packed up and moved on, without warning. amy hollyfield is in sunnyvale with more. >> r
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
around livermore and the napa area, 7 to eight miles there. in the morning the fog may be dense in pockets. you will want to give yourself extra time. the temperatures will be falling, and it will be a chilly start. we will be back with the numbers and a look at your weekend in a few minutes. >> chilly, but dry. >> a portion of highway 1 is closed because of a rock slide. it hit the road between fort ross and meyers grade roads just north of generaller there. you can see it on the map. the debris is gone, but you can see the damage to highway 1. a small section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
it will bring in just minutes. >> napa is get remove from serious flooding it's endured 24 major floods. they're undergoing a flood prevention project. the project uses bypasses to control the flof water. the area was under flood warning but napa never saw a river or creek water touch the streets. >> it can be dramatic and fast. it could create damage. >> instead of cleaning froors... we're getting packages ready to be ship i'd would venture to say it's saved cost in this flood. >> according to the plant the project should be completed but the funding trickles in every year from the federal government. so it's still years away from being finished. >> i'm sure one of the things we appreciate are the photos viewers sent in. they allow us to get images we might not get otherwise. among impressive photos showing this one. check out people paddling around ramp. looks like venice. joined by ducks. can you imagine? what are you doing here? taxi driver barry ne mailed thus picture. it's a street flooding sunday morning in pacific heights around post and fill more streets. and let's take
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
. we will have more at 11:30, but first to napa county as john alston shows us, there was some some flooding, but note day luge they feared. >>iver the river reached its pek at 6:00 p.m. and stayed in its banks and nobody was flooded. officials give credit to the flood control project. >> i am thankful the engineers engineered correctly. >> the project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, but i think it is doing its job. >> the napa river was expected to go a foot above flood stage which is five miles north of downtown. it is mainly an agricultural area with a few homes nearby. >> it could get me wet around the property. i have a natural drainage swell that runs through the vineyards. we will find out. hopefully we will stay dry. >> we had two inches in our yard , and they were calling for 3 to 7. that had a lot to do with it. it is just the way nature works. >> a few businesses along main street kept sandbags, but they were not needed. >> we came in this morning and the owner said, you can move them. we are not sure what is going to happen. that's what we did. the sun came out
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
fairfield, nine napa, high clouds keeping the fog from forms. in the afternoon we'll go from mainly cloudy this morning because of the high clouds will start to thin out, may see low clouds because there is soap moisture on the ground. light breeze at the coast, upper 50s to near 60. dry inland with low to mid 60s. >>> no problems on the bay bridge, is light this morning, friday was just a nasty commute if you were out you recall that. now it is calm, clear, as you can see no delays at the bay bridge, no metering lights. san mateo bridge a little traffic, no significant problems towards the highrise about a 13 minute to 14 minutes from the east bay to the peninsula or vice versa. bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit on time. here's a look at drive times, 80 westbound nice drive, 880 i should say, 580 as well, highway 4 there's your drive east bay freeway into the maze. >>> 5:02. some lafayette neighbors are waking up without gas, water and sue age service you can blame it on the -- and sewage service, you can blame it on the storm. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. >> reporter: what a
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
canceled. we will have more at 11:30, but first to napa county as john alston shows us, there was some flooding, but not the day luge they feared. >> the river reached its peek at 6:00 p.m. and stayed in its banks and nobody was flooded. officials give credit to the flood control project. >> i am thankful the engineers engineered correctly. >> the project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, but i think it is doing its job. >> the napa river was expected to go a foot above flood stage which is five miles north of downtown. it is mainly an agricultural area with a few homes nearby. >> it could get me wet around the property. i have a natural drainage swell that runs through the vineyards. we will find out. hopefully we will stay dry. >> we had two inches in our yard , and they were calling for 3 to 7. that had a lot to do with it. it is just the way nature works. >> a few businesses along main street kept sandbags, but they were not needed. >> we came in this morning and the owner said, you can move them. we are not sure what is going to happen. that's what we did. the sun came out
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
going to get. nearly three inches south bay, nearly four oakland and san francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices and our library. >> reporter: t
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
falling quick. check out these temperatures. it is 45 in napa and it is currently 49 degrees in concord. the temperatures in most other areas in the 50s. you will need a coat or jacket as you head out the door. it will be chilly as you head back to work on monday or back to school. when you need the umbrellas in your back to work forecast is coming up. >>> we know the name of a man killed skateboarding on friday. scott hicker son was hit by an suv near monument boulevard. the driver, a 21-year-old woman, did stop at the scene of the accident. police are still investigating. >>> a candlelight vigil was held in antioch for a man shot and kirled in front of his home. police have not yet released the name of the 43-year-old man killed last night in the 2300 block of banion way. the man was shot numerous times. one man told us the only way to stop the violence is for people to come forward and tell police what they know. the union city woman convicted of killing michelle le is scheduled for sentencing tomorrow. state sentencing laws require her to spend 25 years in prison after an alameda co
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
resulting in the north bay where we have 34 this morning santa rosa, 37 napa and 38 livermore and the warmer numbers here from oakland to san francisco. and there is fog around half moon bay. but most of the fog has been confined in the north bay, from novato to santa rosa, concord, and now it's creeping through fairfield. quarter mile visibility. be careful out there. it will be with us through about 8:00. here's this morning the northeast winds are transporting the fog through the delta. the east bay, half moon bay, san francisco, but it does dissipate by about 8:00, 9:00 so it should be pretty nice afternoon with plenty of sunshine. still the northeast winds with us. that will lead to mild temperatures. a little cooler in our east bay where the winds are blowing. otherwise we will look for more sunshine today, tomorrow, into the early part of the week and the next weatherer comes from the north. doesn't look like a big system but we are watching high pressure as it builds into the eastern pacific. as it does, the next couple of days we are going to gain a couple of degrees each and
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
the coast. coolest inland where we have the 40s, except napa 51 around the bay and coast in the 50s. 7:00 temperatures mid 50s inland i should say mid 40s inland mid 50s bay and coast sunny near 60 lunchtime, great time to be outside warm air mass will jump up to 60° by 4:00 low to mid 50s by 7:00. cooling tomorrow as sea breeze kicks in, tuesday night into wednesday morning, chance of steady rain once we get on the back side of the system pulling cold air almost from the north pole, mid 50s. >>> live shot of san jose highway 87 past hp pavilion julian exit a few headlights northbound, light, nice morning to be driving northbound on 87, westbound 80 east shore freeway past golden gate fields, university avenue into emeryville and into the macarthur maze light now you can see no problems once you get into the bay bridge toll, new reports of a stall past the metering lights on the right on the incline section. power lines down fairmont between 580 and lake chabot road in san leandro, take lake chabot castro valley to avoid that. amy hollyfield is on the way to give us a live update.
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 11:00am PST
made it as far south as santa rosa yet. a little light rain exiting napa towards sacramento over the next hour. pretty health healthy wall of water. this storm is going to bring rain later on during the evening and overnight hours until then, most of the north bay will get rain through the daylight hours. >>> stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. you can track the systems any time with live doppler at abc7news.com. reminder, we want to see your weather photos send them to ureport. >>> the alameda county sheriff's department is under fire because it wants to buy an unmanned aerial system for surveillance purposes. some people call these drones. civil liberties groups say this was didn't in secret. >> reporter: they don't like how it appeared on the agenda today. the aclu is watching this carefully, wants it debated in public. here are pictures. the two sides can't agree what to call them. aclu considers them drones. sheriff says unmanned aerial systems. the sheriffs want them for search-and-rescue and pursue criminals. aclu is worried about privacy. the issue wasn't
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 2:05am PST
in santa rosa, napa concor concord, temperatures falling. 41 in santa rosa. 44 in fairfield. napa is down to the mid 40's along with concord river more it's on the cold side. san rafael 46 degrees. where do we stand with rain. san francisco 167 percent of average. 179 in santa rosa. oakland well above where you should be at 162 of afternoon and even san jose of lag behind not the case. it's at 135 percent normal. sacramento and ukiah way above as well. but the rain is gone. put the umbrella away and enjoying sun sets like this this was posted by david p to my face book page. south san francisco stunning view of the sunset tonight. like i said you will be seeing more of those over the weekend to areas of fog overnight. dense in spots tomorrow morning so that could be problematic. mild and dry forth upcoming weekend. even head nag early next week. satellite radar this is the area of high pressure that is now diverting the jet stream and the stormtrack way up to the north so high pressure is expanding as it carts calling the shots. nice dry pattern and sunshine with us so overnight toni
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
. napa, 67. san francisco, antioch, 62. a mild 66 degrees in cloverdale. right now we're going to check out live doppler 7hd. skies with the windy conditions, really clear. the higher elevations is where we're seeing the wind and live doppler 7hd is seeing clear skies but for long. the radar on mt. st. helena will be watching for rain tuesday night and wednesday. temperatures in the 60s in the bay. and inland valleys, already dropping down into the 50s. here's the highlights. clear and cold the valleys. sunny and mild for monday. rain returns tuesday, going into wednesday. tomorrow morning's commute looks fine but you'll need to bundle up, scarves, gloves, a coat, it's going to get cold. 37 by morning in napa. fairfield, dropping to 40. 45 in oakland. san francisco north that cold, 48. san jose, 45. vallejo, 40 degrees. make sure you grab a coat or jacket when you head out the door. but it will be clear. high pressure controlling our weather. this fridge of high pressure is hanging on for another day. so above average temperatures again for your monday. mild sunny skies will continue. b
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 4:30am PST
fairfield to 12° warmer in oakland, napa, two degrees warmer in san francisco, 40s inland through 7:00, mid 50s for the rest of us noon high clouds and sunshine, flirting with 60, all of news the mid 60s the better part of the afternoon through 7:00, drop into the lower to middle 50s by 7:00. tomorrow still mild, not as warm as today, cooling trend tomorrow. chance of rain wednesday morning, temperatures stuck in the mid 50s for highs wednesday and thursday. >>> slow out of antioch now roadwork not in the eastbound direction you can expect it back tomorrow morning. not a bad drive into pittsburg area past that section of hillcrest. out of the central valley not bad at the limit up and over the altamont pass. ramp closed until 5:00. north 280 ramp to southbound 101. >>> more on breaking news, in san leandro crews are trying to deal with a fiery situation on fairmont drive. big rig became entangled in a live power line and caught fire. two were trapped in the big rig, they are out safely. the fire is still burning now crews are waiting for pg&e to arrive to cut power. then fire crews wil
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am PST
concord and into the north bay as well from napa to novato. visibility is improving around san jose. otherwise expect the temperatures to be cool in the mid 30s to the upper 40s around the bay as you head on out this morning. some areas of dense fog and otherwise we warm up to the low to mid-60s today. plenty of sunshine. temperatures will cool quickly with some patchy dense fog throughout the evening hours. we have a string of dry and mild afternoons ahead but also rain returns mid-week. >> katie: new this morning, an explosion in pleasant hill leads police to three teenagers who they say had a second dangerous device with them. here is video of what happened. >> reporter: authorities say that someone could have died had they come in contact with the second pipe bomb you mentioned. here is video of what happened when the bomb squad encountered the pipe bomb. you just heard authorities detonate the pipe bomb before it did widespread damage. police received calls of an explosion. they arrived to find a mailbox had been destroyed. neighbors saw a red suv leave the neighborhood and off
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
rain is. more rain napa, sonoma, light to moderate this batch here is the wave we talked about yesterday that is going to energize this system and bring heavier rain during the morning commute. the sooner you can get out the better. as we head into the afternoon steady rain becomes showers upper 50s to mid 60s. >>> westbound 80 at cutting accident cleared to the shoulder east shore freeway, towards the berkeley curve and macarthur maze light. otherwise just roadwork south 101 lorenz expressway two left lanes until 5:00 this morning. dumbarton bridge one lane each direction until 5:00 this morning. >>> the rain they were talking about combined with the already saturated ground means scattered flooding and downed trees. you've seen this before i'm sure. terry mcsweeney is live along lucky drive in cortamadera. what are you seeing? >> reporter: what i'm seeing is some pooling let's call it this is an area that floods every time you get a serious downpour. one thing before i get into the flooding 900 pg&e customers without power in san rafael now. no idea when that power is coming
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
, 66 degrees and a nice day down in upper napa area. 71 today. here are your current temperatures. still mild. 68 in oakland. 63 in san francisco. we have 66 degrees in san rafael. here are the highlights. clear and cold in the valleys tonight. sunny and mild weather on monday and rain returns tuesday night, into wednesday. so you'll need your rain gear again. tonight, bundle up. at it going to be cold under clear skies. the only patch of fog i could fine was way out east of the east bay valleys. could see it, although it is not going to be widespread. 46 in antioch, morning, chilly in fairfield. 37 in napa. 39 in santa rosa. notice low 40s around fremont, palo alto, san jose, 45. when you head out tomorrow morning, make sure you have a jacket or coat and your little ones are bundle eled up. here's the satellite and the radar. high pressure controlling the weather. this provided us with the nice mild to warm pattern. above average temperatures expected again for your monday with lots of sunshine, but then you'll start to see the changes. tuesday night is where i'm fast forwarding
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 1:05am PST
looking at poor visibility around livermore and the napa area, 7 to eight miles there. in the morning the fog may be dense in pockets. you will want to give yourself extra time. the temperatures wwill befallina chilly start. we will be back with the numbers and a look at your weekend in a few minutes. >> chilly, but dry. a portion os closed because of a rock slide. it hit the road between fort ross and meyers grade roads just north of generaller there. you can see it on the map. the debris is gone, but you can see the damage to highway 1. a small section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonthe coming dry the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
lake berry ease saw. the chp is asking people to avoid an area near napa county. that road is expected to be closed until at least tomorrow. >>> san jose police arrested woman in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. authorities believe that 23-year-old rebecca villa knew way vaw was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel capatio. he was killed last friday night on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder was gang-related and that villa knew way vaw did not act alone. >> the assaults have all happened on 2 throughyrd street in a five-month span. take a look at these two sketches. they are believed to be the same person. he is in his 30s and 5 foot 7 and wearing a gold chain with a cross. witnesses say he drives a white four-door sedan similar to an altima and it may have a child seat in the back. residents in the area say it is usually pretty safe there. >> i do walk around in the neighborhood by myself. this is the first time i have ever heard of anything like this around here. it is generally a safe place. i haven't been concerned. >> the man is suspec
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 1:05am PST
avoid an area near napa county. that road is expected to be closed until at least tomorrow. >>> san jose police arrested woman in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. authorities believe that 23-year-old rebecca villa knew way vaw was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel capatio. he was killed last friday night on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder was gang-related and that villa knew way vaw did not act alone.he ass >> the assaults have all happened on 2 throughyrd street in a five-month span. take a look at these two sketches. they are believed to be the sa is in he is in his 30s and 5 foot 7 and wearing a gold chain with a cross. witnesses say he drives a white four-door sedan similar to an altima and it may have a child seat in the back. residents in the area say it is usually pretty safe there. >> i do walk around in the neighborhood by myself. this is the first time i have ever heard of anything like this around here. it is generally a safe place. i haven't been concerned. >> the man is suspected it of raping two women and attempting to assault
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
, ten mile visibility, but elsewhere we are looking at a quarter mile visibility. santa rosa and napa a half file. be careful out there. we will see some of the fog drift to the south and east of the as you head out there are areas of dense fog this morning, otherwise that should lift by about 8:00 and we will be looking at temperatures warming up into the 60s today. low to mid-60s around the bay and a chilly evening. really looking at pleasant weather the next several days with our numbers warming a few degrees. katie. >> quite a difference a week makes. thank you, lisa. new this morning police in pleasant hill have arrested three teenagers following an explosion. abc7 news reporter is live. they have reason to believe the teenagers had plans for more destruction? >> absolutely, katie. good morning. authorities say worst case scenario, someone could have died if they had come into contact with the pipe bombs the kids had. take a look at this video we have. [explosion sound] [dogs barking] >> what you just is authorities detonating a pipe bomb before it did more damage. police receive
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
stage for the napa river. north same as you head towards st. helena, napa river will stay well below flood stage. >>> good news for muni commute there's morning who were stranded yesterday, everything back in full service, all power back, no delays for mei all mass transit on time, expect a nice ride on muni got our fingers crossed. highway 1 devils slide, one-way road control as you make your way from the coast towards pacifica or veers versa due to erosion from -- or vice versa due to erosion from the storms. light traffic into san francisco, no metering lights. >>> 5:26. growing debate in morning over remarks broadcaster bob costas made about gun control during halftime of nbc's sunday night football it has some calling for his firing. while discussing the weekend murder-suicide involving jovan belcher and his girl , costas said if belcher didn't possess a gun and he perkins would be alive today that triggered a backlash from gun rights advocates some calling for nbc's ouster. no comment from the network. >>> manning brings the broncos to the coliseum this week. we will carry the
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
but not a lot of moisture. right now it's cool. 36 in napa. we have 39 in concord. take a look at livermore. and mid-40s along the coast. some areas pretty chilly out there. as you look at the 24 hour temperature change, places like fremont and livermore significantly milder this morning. a degree of cooling in napa, but that's the anomaly. otherwise we are look at temperatures mainly a little warmer as you step on out. and this afternoon we are going to look for warmer conditions. this will last right on through tomorrow. not much in the way of fog. yesterday we had the east win that keeps us cool with the wind transported from the delta but today the wind is backing off that will allow for the warm yu. than backs off and by tuesday more of an on shore push. we are talking about cool days and some showers headed our way by midweek. here's the area of high pressure. you see the rotation of the clouds over this big ridge. you have a trough along suggest everyone california. and that makes up a pretty mild afternoon from north to south. in fact there's a fire danger in southern cali
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
this morning except for napa and concord where you still are dropping into the 30s. even at 38 santa rosa is a couple degrees warmer. san francisco 47. good morning redwood city, 48. 49 in mountain view and a mild, relatively speaking, 50 in san jose. that's five degrees above where you were yesterday but it's really fremont and livermore that are experiencing the much warmer conditions. not much change-up in san rafael, and subtle changes along the coast in san francisco. boy, a pretty mild to start out. just in the last hour numbers coming up along the shoreline. we will look for a little bit of fog here and there, but overall with the cloudy skies this morning that's keeping us a little warmer. then by the afternoon the winds will take over and that's going to usher in a slightly milder air mass. high pressure over the bay area continues to bring that sub continuance and that warming today and tomorrow. but by tuesday it will be coming to a screeching halt as we look for another wind shift. the temperatures will drop and then we will look for showers to head our way late tuesday i
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
fog to the south of there, especially 680 and 24 quarter mile napa less in novato a mile in santa rosa. for the bay crystal clear outside this morning. absolutely gorgeous. we'll be foggy inland mainly in the 40s, through 7:00 then all of us will see sunshine by noon and mid to upper 50s during the afternoon may have a few high clouds dry air taking over upper 50s to low 60s by 7:00, heavy coat or heavier one than you've needed the last couple of evenings upper 40s to near 50. a little fog tomorrow morning won't be as dominant as sunday and monday's forecast more sun, mid 60s to near 70 for those two days. what >>> good morning. pretty good so far, a couple cars backed up at the bay bridge toll to pay cash otherwise traffic breezing into san francisco on the upper deck out of antioch beginning to slow westbound highway 4 just about a 20 minute drive from hillcrest over towards the concord area fog in that area as well. out of the central valley from tracy 205 towards the altamont pass, speeds slowing there, things pick up once you get through livermore into the dublin pleasanton area 2
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
temperatures. it is 45 in napa and it is currently 49 degrees in concord. the temperatures in most other areas in the 50s. you will need a coat or jacket as you head out the door. it will be chilly as you head back to work on monday or back to school. when you need the umbrellas in your back to work forecast is coming up. >>> we know the name of a man killed skateboarding on friday. scott hicker son was hit by an suv near monument boulevard. the driver, a 21-year-old woman, did stop at the scene of the accident. police are still investigating. >>> a candlelight vigil was held in antioch for a man shot and kirled in front of his home. police have not yet released the name of the 43-year-old man killed last night in the 2300 block of banion way. the man was shot numerous times. one man told us the only way to stop the violence is for people to come forward and tell police what they know. the union city woman convicted of killing michelle le is scheduled for sentencing tomorrow. state sentencing laws require her to spend 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her. t
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
in napa. cloudy and a warmer day today and tomorrow. cooler weather heads our way on tuesday and with that we will look for a storm system to arrive on wednesday. it's a fast mover. anywhere from a quarter of an inch to three quarters of an inch of rain is anticipated for wednesday into thursday in the north bay. high temperatures today in the 60s. that's a little bit above normal. we should be in the upper 50s, to about 60. so a modest warmup today and tomorrow. and that's due to a slight offshore flow compliments of a ridge of high pressure that is building in to the eastern pacific, and as it does we are looking at that flow bringing some gusty winds down from the higher elevations. and also with the setup like this we are looking for a high fire danger in san diego. so really much of california will be dominated by this area of high pressure which deflects the storm systems to the north and brings that sustenance and dryer, warmer air our way. fast forwarding into tuesday night, 9:00, we have rain in sonoma county, and by wednesday, before the morning commute, looks like we w
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
degrees in napa. like this morning. 35 in santao/!y rosa.pzt 37 in fairfield. bundle up if you have plans tomorrow, it's going to be cold. and of course, watch out for fog. high pressure controls weather. plenty of sunshine, occasionally clouds. this is what you'll are to worry b fog is spilling over towards north and east bay valleys. so watch fourt patchy valley fog. tomorrow afternoon, 62 in san jose. 64 los gatos. beautiful day. high clouds, half moon bay, 60 degrees. 61 in downtown san francisco. 61 in san rafael. 63, oakland. and much like today, inland, 62 in danville. wispy clouds. 60s in carmel. 63 in morgan hill, here is a look at the accu-weather forecast. and i hope you like what you see. a little bit milder than saturday. mid to upper 60s same range mob. a great way to start off the week. cooler tuesday, looking at accu-weather forecast, notice the chance of showers sharp drop in the temperatures mid to upper 60s. cooler pattern continues on thursday. then, by friday, we're bringing in a chance of rain late on friday. so as mentioned earlier we're two weeks from winter
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
catch . >>> welcome back. napa river flood stage 25 we'll spike up to 12 with this next rain nothing to worry about there. st. helena and flood stage is 16 will spike at 5 1/2, no worries there. head over to the russian river, flood stage 32, about 19, still, doing very well there. good news we are going to get rain but it is not going to be like the last three storms. >>> 6:25 many we continue to follow breaking news out of the philippines, flooding from a -- a typhoon has claim dozens of lives the death toll at 40, 33 villagers and soldiers drowned when water dumped by the storm rushed down a mountain, typhoon bopha slammed into the region at dawn today one of the strongest storms to hit in decades. >>> right now san jose police on the scene of a huge pot bust. investigators tell abc7 news they responded to a home on sandalwood court in east san jose after 3:00 this morning where they phone the doors to the home open. when they -- they went in they found an elaborate grow operation with 300 pot plants inside, three cars seen leaving the area before police got there. terry mcsweeney is
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
another similar bypass throughout the napa river this, project combines both river and creek. this project should have been done years ago, scheduled to take five to six years but because they get funding a little bit at a time, it's taken longer, will take several years for this to be finished now. they're pry owing -- trying to protect themselves against a 100 year flood. >> wayne, thank you very much. >> a break in the rain today but more is on the way. >> spencer christian is tracking it live. >> more is on the way. yes. here is a look at the focus to the north, well north. as a matter of fact we see light rainfall now in northern mendocino county. a large area of rain off shore moving into our direction. let's take a look back at the storm totals wednesday through sunday, taking a look at the impressive totals. russian river over 16 inches of rain. eight and a third inches in san raf yes. nearly four inches in san francisco and oakland livermore. nearly two and a half in san jose. and in terms of normal rainfall for this time of the season, we're at 200% of average now in sacr
KOFY
Dec 2, 2012 9:00pm PST
crushed a fence. flooding worries in wine country we'll take touted russian and napa rivers. >> we're getting a nice break, it's not going >> ama: the highway patrol says the wet weather played in a crash in daly city. 27-year-old lauren davis died at the scene. she slammed into an abandoned car and was struck from behind by an suv. it shut down norb lanes of the freeway for three hours. >> people in menlo park are doing extra defensive driving after a tree blew down this morning. it came down with enough force to take down a small brick wall. nearby a power outage left drivers without signal lights for about an hour in the early afternoon. >> take a look what is going on in part of vallejo. this is newest mobile city, a trailer park, there is a lot of water with no place to go except for the park and into the trailers. several residents have evacuated the area. some cars didn't quite make it out. the water is expected to be there for quite some time. >> bart trains are running again after system power was knocked out twice today. a power shortage knocked out the electricity around 9:
KOFY
Dec 3, 2012 9:00pm PST
napa and san rafael but again in the down below the golden gate or if i point south of that. so looks like mainly north bay event for tomorrow morning. does not look like all the bay area get rainfall however another wave coming on wednesday i'll show you what we can expect from that a little bit later. >> just what we need. spencer thanks very much. >> again spencer says more rain expected this week so be sure to stay with us for continuing storm watch coverage. we really take this very seriously and cover it extensively for you. don't forget track the system any time with live doppler 7 hd at abc 7 news.co news.com. stay hear for complete weather coverage. move on to other significant news tonight. >> arrest new information about the circumstances surrounding an at risk juvenile victim who went missing from an oakland care facility. 7 nuts reporter nick smith has latest news on the case. >> tej girls suffers from severe autism and has mental capacity of 9-year-old went missing from this group home in oakland. after appealing to the public for help and several searches koovrd n
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
miles in santa rosa and novato. we are looking at poor visibility around livermore and the napa area, 7 to eight miles there. in the morning the fog may be dense in pockets. you will want to give yourself extra time. the temperatures will be falling, and it will be a chilly start. we will be back with the numbers and a look at your weekend in a few minutes. >> chilly, but dry. >> a portion of highway 1 is closed because of a rock slide. it hit the road between fort ross and meyers grade roads just north of generaller there. you can see it on the map. the debris is gone, but you can see the damage to highway 1. a small section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road.
KOFY
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
saw. the chp is asking people to avoid an area near napa county. that road is expected to be closed until at least tomorrow. >>> san jose police arrested woman in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. authorities believe that 23-year-old rebecca villa knew way vaw was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel capatio. he was killed last friday night on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder was gang-related and that villa knew way vaw did not act alone. >> the assaults have all happened on 2 throughyrd street in a five-month span. take a look at these two sketches. they are believed to be the same person. he is in his 30s and 5 foot 7 and wearing a gold chain with a cross. witnesses say he drives a white four-door sedan similar to an altima and it may have a child seat in the back. residents in the area say it is usually pretty safe there. >> i do walk around in the neighborhood by myself. this is the first time i have ever heard of anything like this around here. it is generally a safe place. i haven't been concerned. >> the man is suspected it of raping two w
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